Davenport HouseIn 1757, during the administration of royal Governor Henry Ellis, a line of earthwork defenses, including a palisade, was erected around Savannah. Immediately west of this marker was located Bethesda Gate, one of the six entrances into the town. Through Bethesda Gate passed the Sea Island Road connecting Savannah and the tidewater settlements to the east and southeast.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:46pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 491693 N 3548981|
|Decimal Degrees||32.07706667, -81.08801667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 4.624', W 81° 5.281'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 4' 37.44" N, 81° 5' 16.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 354-398 E State St, Savannah GA 31401, US|
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